The lucky wild card winners from Ufone-PCB ‘King of Speed’ trials joined the national bowling camp here Tuesday.
The high profile bowling camp held under the supervision of legendary and former captain of Pakistan cricket team Wasim Akram, also brand ambassador of the fastest data network, Ufone.
Trials for Round 1 were conducted in 10 cities, including Multan, Faisalabad, Garhi Khuda Baksh, Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, AJK (Mirpur), Abbottabad and Lahore. A total of 20 fast bowlers, two from each city, were selected for the Round 2 trials.
After the completion of Round 1 and 2 of trials, Muhammad Imran and Abdul Ameer from Karachi and Faisal Yasin from Faisalabad were the lucky participants selected to join Wasim in the fast bowler camp being hosted at National Stadium Karachi for one week. Muhammad Akram Pakistan’s national team bowling coach is assisting Wasim for this camp.
Wasim warmly welcomed the fast bowlers on joining the camp. Wasim would train them for the techniques of swing, reverse swing and Yorker which are a must in any bowler’s artillery.
The Ufone-PCB “King of Speed” trials were part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Ufone and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to find and train the best raw talent existing in Pakistan.
To facilitate this grand activity PCB extended full support and played a major part in selection process held at each city.